Location: Penn State Medical Group
The incidence of thyroid cancer was associated with malpractice payouts in a recent study by Penn State Cancer Institute researchers. Because thyroid cancer is not usually fatal, the findings suggest that physicians sometimes offer unnecessary testing to avoid being sued.
An innovative, quality-focused practice that has been committed to the health and well-being of children in the Berks County community for almost 30 years is now part of Penn State Health Medical Group. The approximately 60 employees of All About Children Pediatric Partners (AACPP), P.C., including 12 physicians and nurse practitioners, were welcomed into Penn […]
Mark Faulkner, Penn State Health’s general counsel, has announced plans to retire. His decision brings to a close a legal career that began in 1972, and included providing legal services to Penn State, The Milton S Hershey Medical Center, and what evolved during his tenure into Penn State Health.
Dr. Deepa Sekhar has been appointed executive director of Penn State PRO Wellness. Sekhar, a pediatrician at Penn State Health and an associate professor of pediatrics at Penn State College of Medicine, assumed the post this month.
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